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Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Rotor/stator interactions within turbomachines
  • Bladed disks dynamics
  • Non-linear dynamics
  • Component mode synthesis methods
  • Macroscopic modelling of abradable removal


Internship opportunities (PI3, UPIR...)

Research unit

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2102 Dynamics
  • 2104 Vibrations
  • 2106 Stress analysis
  • 2107 Modelling, simulation and finite element methods
  • 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering


Recent publications
Journal article
Nyssen, F. & Batailly, A. (2019). Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Abradable Coating Wear in Aircraft Engines. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 141(2). Retrieved from
Journal article
Berthoul, B., Batailly, A., Stainier, L., Legrand, M. & Cartraud, P. (2018). Phenomenological modeling of abradable wear in turbomachines. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 98, 770-785. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Nyssen, F. & Batailly, A. (2018). Thermo-mechanical modeling of abradable coating wear in aircraft engines. Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2018 : Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (GT 2018), Oslo, Norway. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Laine, J., Piollet, E. & Batailly, A. (2018). Towards the structural optimization of bladed components featuring contact interfaces. Paper presented at the ASME Turbo Expo 2018 : Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (GT 2018), Oslo, Norway (13 pages). Retrieved from


MEC 1420 - Strength of materials (access the Moodle website of the course)

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Post-doctoral fellowship (2)

    • Nyssen, Florence. Development of an industrial tool for the simulation of blade/casing contacts.
    • Agrapart, Quentin. Multi-physic numerical strategy for the simulation of blade/casing contacts.
  • Ph.D. (5)

    • Kojtych, Solène. Optimization of non-smooth mechanical systems.
    • Dréau, Juliette.
    • Delhez, Elise.
    • Colaïtis, Yann.
    • Joachim, Jeanne. Développement de modèles numériques de roues aubagées désaccordées dans un contexte non-linéaire.


  • Master's Thesis (1)

    • Lainé, J. (2017). Optimisation d'aubes de turbomachines : minimisation de la réponse vibratoire à la suite de contacts avec le carter (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from